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Technology Risk Management: The Need For Change

Technology Insights

 

NOVEMBER 2018

According to our recently released finance trends study, the number one priority for CFOs is data. Is your IT organization addressing top CFO priorities? Take a look at The Shifting Landscape of Finance to see how you stack up.

Top Content: The Shifting Landscape of Finance

Today's Finance Trends – Data Security, Privacy and Analysis Lead the Way

It’s a changing world for organizations aggressively pursuing business and digital transformation, and their finance groups are no exception. Finance leaders continue to address priorities focused on both strategic and transactional analysis that now have a new dimension with the promise of advanced data and predictive analytics, robotic process automation, cloud-based applications and services, and more.

The results of our latest Finance Trends Survey show, for CFOs and finance leaders, that the standout priority for them is data – specifically, data security and privacy, along with analytics and associated process improvements. Read the full report for details on all our key findings.​

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Technology Risk Management: A New Approach

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On the Blog...

Recognizing the People Element in Data Security Implementations

By: Kathie Topel & Andrew Retrum
Implementing information security technology and creating related policies is relatively easy. Getting the organization to better manage risks through the use of that technology and embrace those policies is quite a bit harder. In a recent survey by ESI ThoughtLab, co-sponsored by Protiviti, untrained staff was seen as the greatest cyber threat by businesses because it can provide a conduit for outside hackers.

Finance Data Priorities: First Get It Right, Then Make It Pretty

By: Matt McGivern & Scott Golden

Baseball great Yogi Berra is fondly remembered for famously miscalculating that, “Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.” Unfortunately, making similar miscalculations on data in the business world is neither funny nor fondly remembered. As we increase our reliance on data for automated decision making, the impacts of these errors will grow exponentially and have real impacts on customers and the bottom line.


Security in a Multicloud Environment

By: Heath Anderson & Tim Kelly

Multicloud strategies are often adopted with benefits such as enhanced reliability, access to vendor-specific solutions and the ability to avoid vendor lock-in in mind. These anticipated benefits of engaging with multiple cloud providers also create challenges in scaling and maintaining security and compliance across diverse environments. Read more to learn about three of the most frequently encountered challenges surrounding multicloud security and a few methods to address them.

 

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